PHOTO & BLOGGER SUBMISSIONS

September 2, 2019
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Slay Magazine gives you the opportunity to contribute your work and have it published in a high end, well respected Independent publication. Slay Magazine is well respected by the major model agencies, PR companies, and agents around the world. Being published exposes your work in over 50 major fashion countries and cities around the world. Photographers & other creatives that have been published in Slay Magazine have gained more interest in their work & landed jobs from the exposure we have afforded them. We look forward to publishing your work.

When submitting please follow the guidelines outlined on this page. Upon reviewing submissions, Slay Magazine reserves the rights to Accept or Deny any submission(s) we receive. Submissions are reviewed based on its content, quality, relevance and the availability of space in the issue its being submitted to be published.

NB: Slay Magazine doesn’t provide free print copies, as presently the publication is printed exclusively through Issuu. Issuu prints-by-purchase. We also don’t pay for submissions, all photo shoot expenses for a submission to the magazine is covered by the team conducting the project. We are looking for only UNPUBLISHED editorials. If your photographs are published in SLAY Magazine, they must be ONLY published in Slay Magazine. If we find out that they are published by another magazine, they will be removed immediately. Once your submissions are accepted, they must not be posted online or to any social media networks until the magazine is released. We choose the cover that we like and it’s not necessary to ask for the Cover.


Photography Submissions

Photo Submission Email:cdavison.theslaymagazine@gmail.com
Submission Guidelines:
* We accept Lifestyle, Fashion, Beauty & Written Submissions.
*Include title of submission and in the subject line of email “Photo Submission”.
* All submissions should be between 6-10 images. If your submissions are over 10 images, we won’t publish all images, a maximum of 10 and a minimum of 6 will be chosen, unless it is a cover story or special feature. Once your submission is accepted for publication, the files sizes required are: 8.5 X 11 for Portraits at 300dpi. We use mostly portrait images; the less landscape is better.
* When submitting for consideration, always submit your images in low-resolution as attachments, include the photographer's name and a title for the story. Please do not submit high resolution attachments, or zipped files for review. If you are submitting the editorial and you are not the photographer, please confirm and present to us a permission/release form from the photographer that owns the copyright to the images.
* For fashion submissions, wardrobe credits are required. It must contain wardrobe and/or accessories from emerging or independent designers and brands (major brands such as Michael Kors, Top Shop, etc. are not allowed). For Beauty submissions, makeup credits are required. All editorials must have 2-4 different looks, editorials with one look won’t be accepted.
* Team credits are essential for all submissions, if we have accepted your submissions and you provide the high-resolution images without team credits, your submission will not be published. We won’t be held accountable for any missing or misspelt credit(s). Be sure to double check that all persons involved in the submission is included in the credits and their names are spelt correctly. If for any reason a submission is published and an individual(s) credit is missing, the person who submitted the feature will be held responsible. Along with model’s name, be sure to list the agency’s name. Be sure to send credits as editable pdf files or Word Files.
* Once an image is accepted to be published, it grants us the permission to use your work in any of our publications, websites, videos, marketing pieces, advertisements, and any other mediums or formats used in the creation, dissemination, and monetization of SLAY Magazine.
* Once a submission is accepted by SLAY Magazine, it must not be published in any other magazine, website, blog, and/or social media networks. Once we realize that the images are published in these mediums before the particular issue is being released, we reserve the right to pull that submission from our issue without your consent.

Contributing Writers & Bloggers Submission

Writer Submission Email:info@theslaymagazine.com
We are always looking for guest writers and bloggers who would like to contribute to the magazine and website. If you are interested in writing or blogging for us, please send an email with the headline “Writer Submission” or “Blogger Submission” and include writing samples or links to your work, blog, or portfolio.

Rejection Reasons

* There is little, or no space left for the issue submitted for.
* Work was submitted after the deadline.
* The quality of the images isn’t to our standard.
* The submission doesn’t fit the theme for the issue.

Although your rejection could be due to any of the above stated reasons, we will not have time to state which of the reason applied to the submission. Please note that all submissions will NOT be replied to, you will receive an acceptance email once your submission has been accepted. If you don’t receive a reply within 10-15 business days of your submission, it wasn’t accepted, and you do not need to send multiple emails to receive a reply.


Deadline:

* All submissions must be sent before the stated deadline of an issue.
* If a submission is being accepted and the final pieces aren’t sent before the deadline, that submission will not be published in the issue for which it was accepted.
* The deadlines for 2019 are May 15, 2019 and September 15, 2019.

Purchase:

* Once an issue is being released, it is available for purchase via our website at theslaymagazine.com.
* The purchase link will be posted on our media outlets on the day of release. To get immediate updates and purchase information please subscribe, follow, and/or like our media outlets @theslaymagazine.

IMPORTANT
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The submission fee is $19.99 for up to (6) six submissions.
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